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chapter 5 vocabulary
|What is the significance of Hispanolia?
|It is the site of the first Spanish colony of the Americas.
|Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand were the rulers of_
|Christopher Columbus believed that_
|the the Earth is round, he could reach Asia by sailing West from Europe, and he had landed in the Indies.
|Which of the following best describes an expedition.
|A journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite purpose.
|Why is Santo Domingo considered the first permanent colony in the Americas?
|It was the first place claimed for and controlled by a distant goverment.
|Granted the land of Florida by the king of Spain; drowned at sea while attempting to reach Mexico.
|founded the city of Veracruz; seized the city of Tenochtitlan and renamed it the city of Mexico.
|general term for a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth and land in the Americas.
|governer of a colony who rules in the name of the king.
|Native American village of houses built of adobe.
|explored areas of present-day New Mexico,Texas,and Kansas in his search for Cibola
|person belonging to one